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Magnalia Christi Americana : or, The ecclesiastical history of New-England, from its first planting in the year 1620. unto the year of Our Lord, 1698. In seven books ... (MDCCII [1702])

Author: Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728; John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL; Adams, John, 1735-1826, former owner; Tufts, Cotton, 1732-1815, former owner
Subject: Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728; New England -- Church history; New England -- Biography; New England -- History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Publisher: London : Printed for Thomas Parkhurst, at the Bible and three crowns in Cheapside
Year: 1702
Language: English
Call number: 2254121
Digitizing sponsor: Sloan Foundation
Book contributor: John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library
Collection: johnadamsBPL; bostonpubliclibrary; americana
Notes: Page number mis-print: In Book three, from pages 134-143. Pages are printed twice.
Scanfactors: 16

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John Adams's signature on second t.p.: "John Adams." Inscribed on t.p.: "Cotton Tufts" and "Saint Shepard 1706."

Book I. Antiquities.--book II. Ecclesiarum clypei.--book III. Polybius.--book IV. Sal gentium.--book V. Acts and monuments.--book VI. Thaumaturgus.--book VII. Ecclesiarum prælia.

John Adams Library copy transferred from the supervisors of the Temple and School Fund. Quincy, Mass., 1894

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Excellent to find the 1702 edition online which Lovecraft once used, and in such a fine quality.

If anyone else misses pp. 136-140 of the second book, you may find them here: http://ebooks.library.cornell.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=witch;idno=wit112.

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